Construction Update, The L Building

We haven’t looked at The L Building since the summer of 2014 and now this project is almost complete. The second floor offices appear to have tenants moving in and the sidewalks are being paved this week. The southwest corner of McDowell and Davie Street look very nice in my opinion. The building’s retail spaces […]

Crash of the Resident Wave, The L Apartments Showing Wood (2/10)

This is part 2 of a 10 post series, rolled out all week, on residential projects in downtown Raleigh. Go here to see all the posts so far. A project that can be traced all the way back to 2007, The L building is filling in the empty lot around the Wake County Parking Deck […]

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The L is under construction and will bring residential units to the corner of McDowell and Davie Streets. It’s kind of fun to watch it fill and be done after so many years. Six years ago, we watched the parking deck rise and heard about a stalled The L office building. But seven years ago, […]

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The banners are down and construction barriers are up around the upcoming L Building. The L building project goes as far back as the summer of 2007, starting out as an office tower and now planned to be apartments. Construction should start very soon.

The L Shows Off Updated Renderings

There’s lots of momentum behind one of downtown Raleigh’s longest stalled projects and The L may finally break ground. Above is the latest rendering of The L, not the final but pretty close, and it shows how it will wrap the Wake County parking deck at the corner of Davie and Cabarrus Streets. This mixed-use […]

The L Building Wants In On The Residential Action

Photo taken July 2011 I noticed this small update yesterday on the city’s development activity page. The people behind The L, the still yet-to-be built office tower on the corner of McDowell and Davie Street, are looking to change it to a residential building. This five-year-old project keeps getting extensions from the city. That’s a […]

Pic of the Week

Click for larger The banners are now up at the Wake County parking deck. Instead of an office building, called The L, these banners are only temporary until funding can be obtained to finish the development that was planned over three years ago. To see some old photos and renderings of what could have been, […]

Pic of the Week

The banners are being hung on the Wake County Parking Deck. The space in front is where The L Building was planned to go. Final pictures still to come after they finish installing the banners but here’s a comparison to a picture I took back in January 2011. January 2011 July 2011

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